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This lesson has suggested that accounting is considered the language of business. Do you agree? Why do you think accounting is the language of business over and above other business functions?
Assume you have been working for a small accounting firm, and you have been tasked with training a new intern. As you are trying to identify the intern’s level of knowledge and understanding about debit and credit balances, the intern says, “I believe that debit balances are favorable and credit balances are unfavorable; if total debits equal total credits in a trial balance, then it is free of errors.” Is the intern correct? Discuss how you would respond to the intern.
Operating systems (OSs) are the most important software on a computer. There are many different types of OSs. Which OS do you identify with and use on a regular basis? Why do you like or dislike the OS that you use? Please name the greatest advantage and disadvantage of your OS.
Microsoft Word 2016 has many new and improved functions. What do you think is the most beneficial function in Word 2016? Explain why, and give a brief description of how this will help you.
- Project Manager
In Units VII and VIII of this course, you will submit a comprehensive project plan and a PowerPoint presentation (see the details in the syllabus). In this unit, start thinking about your topic for your project plan. For this discussion board post, describe your topic ideas for your final project and presentation. Discuss if this is a personal project, a workplace project, or a civic project. Examples of potential projects might be a construction project at your home, the planning of a wedding or other celebration, or any other personal endeavor that requires multiple steps. It can be a project you are currently working on or one that you would like to take on in the future. Describe your ideas for your project plan. It is acceptable to have multiple ideas at this point.
- Project Manager
Review the case analysis, “Incidents For Discussion: Pritchard Soap Co.” on pages 138-139 of your textbook, which illustrates the problems that can arise when project managers are not good communicators. Discuss your own strengths and weaknesses as a communicator, and describe how you will capitalize on your strengths and mitigate your weaknesses when leading a project team. Consider how you will apply project management communication strategies to your final project due in Units VII and VIII.